Denver, New Year's Eve 2013: What's going on
While there are a number of high profile jam-centric New Year's Eve shows this year, including dates with Yonder Mountain String Band, String Cheese Incident and Umphrey's McGee, there are also a ton of other concerts and club events on NYE. We've put together a comprehensive list of ways for you to ring in the new year. Keep reading for the complete rundown of New Year's Eve 2013 events.
The String Cheese Incident welcome 2014 at 1STBANK Center
1770 Sherman Street Event Complex: 1770 Sherman St., Denver, 303-778-0916, www.1770shermanstreet.com. Black Tie Party, An all-you-can-drinke vent with live entertainment, Vegas-style casino games and more., Tue., Dec. 31, $90/$119, 720-319-8441, newyearsevenight.com.
1STBANK Center: 11450 Broomfield Lane, Broomfield, 303-410-0700, www.1stbankcenter.com. The String Cheese Incident, With Bootsy Collins & the Funk Unity Band, Tiny Universe Horns (featuring Karl Denson and Chris Littlefield) (12/28), The Flaming Lips, Tiny Universe Horns (featuring Karl Denson and Chris Littlefield) (12/29) and the Del McCoury Band (12/31), Sat., Dec. 28, 7 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 29, 7 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., $56.50-$75/3-day pass $180.
3 Kings Tavern: 60 S. Broadway, Denver, 303-777-7352, www.3kingstavern.com. Itchy-O, Itchy-O will usher in 2014 with new material, more new custom-made instruments, and the release of an extra special new addition to the Itchy-O family. With Men in Burka, lauded as the sultans of intelligent dance music, and DJ Dr. Whom providing his unique audio-visual mash-ups throughout the night, Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $20/$30.
Aggie Theatre: 204 S. College Ave., Fort Collins, 970-482-8300, www.aggietheatre.com. Head For The Hills, With the Congress, Tue., Dec. 31, $20.
Baker Street Pub & Grill (Belmar): 7260 W. Alaska Drive, Lakewood, 303-953-5510, www.bakerstreetpub.com. New Year's Eve Bash, With So What Brothers, Tue., Dec. 31, free.
Baker Street Pub & Grill (DTC): 8101 E. Belleview Ave., Denver, 303-577-2790, www.sherlockspubco.com. New Year's Eve Bash, With the Tent Show Kings, Tue., Dec. 31, free.
Baker Street Pub & Grill (Westminster): 2831 W. 120th Ave. Ste. 200, Denver, 720-382-1026, www.sherlockspubco.com. New Year's Eve Bash, With Bad Boyfriend, Tue., Dec. 31, free.
Bar Standard: 1037 Broadway, Denver, 303-832-8628, www.coclubs.com/venue/detail/bar-standard. Miguel Migs, With Lisa Shaw, Tue., Dec. 31, $30-$75.
Beauty Bar: 608 E. 13th Ave., Denver, 720-542-8024, www.thebeautybar.com. New Year's Eve Party, Presented by Beauty Bar and, Beauty Bar and Lucha Rama. All-you-can-drink open bar: wine, wells and drafts. With Deejay Diabolic and Ryan Workman, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $25.
Belly Up Aspen: 450 S. Galena St., Aspen, 970-544-9800, www.bellyupaspen.com. The Flaming Lips, With Midlake, Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 9:30 p.m., $165-$675.
Beta: 1909 Blake St., Denver, 303-383-1909, www.betanightclub.com. Time Quest: A Chronological Journey, With Klutch Beat featuring ES Chinorey, Suk & Spit, Johnny Gear, Rickdiculous, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $10.
Bistro Al Vino: 15352 E. Ida Drive, Aurora, 303-400-3166, www.bistroalvino.com. New Year's Eve Party, With Kelli Said, Tue., Dec. 31, TBA.
Blake Street Tavern: 2301 Blake St., Denver, 303-675-0505, www.blakestreettavern.com. New Year's Eve Celebration, Package includes all you drink well, wine, draft from 8 p.m. to midnight, Musical entertainment, champagne Ttoast at midnight, arty favors, hats and games. Kitchen open till 1 a.m., Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $60/$75.
Bluebird Theater: 3317 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, 303-377-1666, www.bluebirdtheater.net. The Sword, With Helms Alee, Tauntaun (12/30), Helms Alee, Native Daughters (12/31), Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $22.50-$45.
Boulder Outlook Hotel: 800 28th St., Boulder, 303-443-3322, www.bouldershomeoftheblues.com. New Year's Eve Party, With Lionel Young Band, Tue., Dec. 31, TBA.
Boulder Theater: 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030, www.bouldertheater.com. Yonder Mountain String Band, With Roosevelt Collier (12/27), Futureman from Bela Fleck & the Flecktones (12/28), Jerry Douglas (12/29) and Sam Bush (12/31). Proceeds from 12/30 show benefit Planet Bluegrass, Fri., Dec. 27, 9 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 28, 9 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 29, 9 p.m.; Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $35-$65/$160 4-day passes.
Broadways Tavern: 3978 S. Broadway, Englewood, 303-781-5755, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Broadways-Tavern/653153904708605. Swagger Into the New Year, Drink specials all night long, a champagne toast at midnight and music by Swagger, Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., free.
Casselman's Bar & Venue: 2620 Walnut St., Denver, 720-242-8923, www.casselmans.com. Prohibition is Over!, Celebrate cannabis freedom in style with open bar, food, casino style games, flapper girls, live music from After Midnight and champagne toast at midnight, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $100/table of 8 $1600.
Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom: 2637 Welton St., Denver, 303-297-1772, www.cervantesmasterpiece.com. Wu Year's Eve, Featuring Method Man, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, with the Foodchain and DJ Hoppa, Tue., Dec. 31, $65-$99.
Cervantes' Other Side: 2637 Welton St., Denver, 303-297-1772, www.cervantesmasterpiece.com. Tea Leaf Green, With Toubab Krewe (12/30) and Mountain Standard Time (12/31), Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $20-$50.
Chloe Discoteque and Mezze Lounge: 1445 Market St., Denver, 720-383-8447, www.chloe-denver.com. Passport New Year's Eve: Moonlight Over Marrakech, Chloe will be transformed into the hottest Moroccan social scene with live entertainment, a champagne toast and many more surprises., Tue., Dec. 31, $30-$1,400.
The Church: 1160 Lincoln St., Denver, 303-832-2383, www.coclubs.com/venue/detail/the-church. Celebrate: Church NYE 2013, With Star DJ Gonzo, DJ Cesar, DJ Charly, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $30-$50.
City Hall: 1144 Broadway, Denver, 303-832-8628, www.coclubs.com. Ginuwine, With KDJ Above, Tue., Dec. 31, $40-$75.
Colorado Convention Center: 700 14th St., Denver, 303-228-8000, www.denverconvention.com. Decadence, Featuring Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Above & Beyond, Dada Life, Beats Antique, 12th Planet, SuperVision, Paul Basic, Break Science, Keys 'N Crates, BT, Tur and more, Mon., Dec. 30; Tue., Dec. 31, $85/2-day dass $160.00 /VIP $200-$350.00.
The Cowboy Lounge: 1941 Market St., Denver, 303-299-0100, www.tavernhg.com/downtown. NYE Resolution 2014: Two clubs (Tavern Downtown and Cowboy Lounge), two DJs (DJ Denco and DJ Kiss), one cover. Cover includes one beer, Fireball shot, champagne toast and party favors. Midnight countdown with a 20' Olive Drop and Grand Fireworks Display shot from the rooftop. Hourly drawings with a Grand Prize trip for 2 to Vegas. Photo booth, balloon drop, confetti cannons, resolution contests. Tue., Dec. 31, 7pm. Buy $25 tickets in advance and save @ www.tavernhg.com.
Crowne Plaza DIA: 15500 E. 40th Ave., Denver, 303-371-9494. NYE Block Party 2014, Colorado's largest New Years Eve hotel party with an astounding lighting show and confetti explosions, thirty-plus futuristic themed entertainers, dancers and theatrical performances, celebrity guests and professional athlete appearances, free interactive fun including multiple photobooths and laser tag, elevated VIP decks and VIP bottle service available. Four participating hotels with free shuttle service, Tue., Dec. 31, $49-$89, www.NYEBlockParty.com.
The Reverend Horton Heat rings in the new year at the Gothic Theatre.
Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge: 930 Lincoln St., Denver, 303-839-5100, www.dazzlejazz.com. Otis Taylor Band, Mon., Dec. 30, 6 & 8 p.m., $20. New Year's Eve Pre-Gala, featuring Otis Taylor, Tue., Dec. 31, 6:30-8 p.m., $50; Patrick Lee Trio, includes party favors, Tue., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m., $15; New Year's Gala, With Otis Taylor & the Patrick Lee Trio. Includes a three-course meal and party favors, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $75.
Denver Marriott Tech Center: 4900 S. Syracuse St., Denver, 303-779-1100. New Year's Eve Party, With Dotsero and Mary Louise Lee Band. Appetizer buffet, party favors, old time photo booth, champagne toast and more, Tue., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., $99.
Diamond Cabaret & Steakhouse: 1222 Glenarm Place, Denver, 303-571-4242, www.vcgh.com/diamond.aspx. 11:59 New Year's Eve, Damsels, DJs and dancing until 4 a.m. $125 bottles and $6 cocktails, Tue., Dec. 31, $15.
Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 Clarkson Street, Denver, 303-887-0360. Umphrey's McGee, Sat., Dec. 28, Sun. Dec. 29 and Tues. Dec. 31 (sold out), $35-$65
Fox Theatre: 1128 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399, www.foxtheatre.com. Brother Ali, Mon., Dec. 30, 8:30 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m., $25-$40.
Funky Buddha Lounge: 776 Lincoln St., Denver, 303-832-5075, www.funkybuddhalounge.com. Home Team II New Year's Eve, Featuring MLE, Ishe, Steven French, Billz, Bruiser Smith, Nutelli, Self, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $5-$10.
Gothic Theatre: 3263 S. Broadway, Englewood, 303-788-0984, www.gothictheatre.com. Reverend Horton Heat, With Old Man Markley and Reno Divorce (12/31), Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, $20/$25.
Grizzly Rose: 5450 N. Valley Highway, Denver, 303-295-1330, www.grizzlyrose.com. New Year's Eve Bash, With Walker Williams, Tue., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m., $15-$20.
Herman's Hideaway: 1578 S. Broadway, Denver, 303-777-2535, www.hermanshideaway.com. The Samples (CD release), With The Fabulous Boogienauts, Snackcakes & Beer, Tue., Dec. 31, $25.
Hi-Dive: 7 S. Broadway, Denver, 303-733-0230, www.hi-dive.com. Paper Bird, With Mike Clark & The Sugar Sounds, Stelth Ulvang (12/30), Inner Oceans, DJ Rett Rogers (12/31), Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 9:30 p.m., $12-$15.
Howl at the Moon: 1735 19th St., Denver, 303-291-0880, www.howlatthemoon.com. New Year's Eve Party, Champagne Supernova package includes guaranteed reserved seating on the main floor, five hours of premium open bar from 8 p.m.-1 a.m., one complimentary drink per person from 7-8 p.m., gourmet dinner buffet by Maggiano's from 7-9 p.m., champagne toast at midnight and party favors. Just Dance package does not include seating or food package, Tue., Dec. 31, $55-$115.
Hyatt Regency Tech Center: 7800 E. Tufts Ave., Denver, 303-779-1234, www.techcenter.hyatt.com. White Rose Gala, A Great Gatsby-themed hotel takeover featuring several styles of music, ballroom dance exhibitions, more than forty performers, a balloon drop, ten DJs, party hats, noise makers and more., Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $50-$5000, www.WhiteRoseGala.com.
Jazz@Jack's: 500 16th St. #320, Denver, 303-433-1000, www.jazzatjacks.com. New Year's Eve with Hot Lunch Band, Champagne toast and party favors., Tue., Dec. 31, $30-$40.
Jimmy's Urban Bar & Grill: 1530 Blake St., Denver. New Year's Eve Celebration, The kitchen will be open for 24 hours. $50 open bar 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., guest DJs, $25 champagne bottles, free champagne toast Brunch starting at 3 a.m. Bottomless mimosas for $15 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on New Year's Day. Special chef created international menu for 24 hours., Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $50.
The Oh Hellos return to Denver to ring in the New Year at the Ogden Theatre.
Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret: 1601 Arapahoe St., Denver, 303-293-0075, www.lannies.com. Lannie Garrett's Big Band, "AnySwing Goes!" featuring nostalgic songs from the Swing and Jump eras performed by an incomparable 10-piece orchestra. A celebration complete with fireworks on the 16th Street Mall, a champagne toast, party hats and noisemakers, Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $125.
La Boheme Gentlemen's Cabaret: 1443 Stout St., Denver, 303-820-3212, www.labohemegc.com. Hot Mess 3, With Scumfrog, Pillow Talk and more international and local DJs and musical talent, Wed., Jan. 1, 7 a.m.
Lion's Lair: 2022 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, 303-320-9200, https://www.facebook.com/lionslairdenver. Faceman, With Strange Americans, Auto Shop Rules, Tue., Dec. 31, $10.
Little Bear: 28075 Highway 74, Evergreen, 303-674-9991, www.littlebearsaloon.com. The Young Dubliners, includes buffet, champagne toast and commemorative gift, Tue., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., $50.
The Living Room: 1055 Broadway, Denver, 303-339-6636, www.coclubs.com/venue. Danette Hollowell & Vintage 3D, Tue., Dec. 31, 10 p.m., TBA.
Meadowlark: 2701 Larimer St., Denver, 303-293-0251, www.meadowlarkbar.com. Lipgloss NYE, Featuring boyhollow and DJ Tower. Free champagne toast at midnight, cheap libations all night and food trucks parked outside, Tue., Dec. 31, $7$10.
Mercury Cafe: 2199 California St., Denver, 303-294-9281, www.mercurycafe.com. New Year's Eve at the Mercury Cafe, Dinner is from 5:30 p.m. to 12:30 am and will be accompanied by the live music of Felix Ayodele, Joe Green & Friends, Gresha Nisnevich and Ron Tomasic. Annual Erotic Poetry Festival accompanied by Beat Nomad & Belly Dancers starts at 7 p.m., Tue., Dec. 31, 5:30 p.m., $6; Gora Gora Orkestar New Year's Eve Party, Tue., Dec. 31, 10 p.m., $10; Erica Brown Band, in the Dancehall, Tue., Dec. 31, 10 p.m., $20.
Miners Alley Playhouse: 1224 Washington Ave., Golden, 303-935-3044, www.minersalley.com. The Abbey Road Show, With Capt Quirk and friends performing an evening of music by the Beatles, including Abbey Road in its entirety. Hors d'oeuvre buffet served at 10:30 p.m. and champagne toast at midnight, Tue., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., $45.
Moe's Original BBQ & Bowl: 3295 S. Broadway, Englewood, 303-781-0414, www.moesdenver.com. The Dwarves, With Potato Pirates, the A-OK's, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $20-$50.
Next Door Food & Drink: 222 E. 4th Ave., Longmont, 970-541-3020, www.nextdoorloveland.com. New Year's Eve at Next Door, With Wendy Woo. $60 for a four-course meal with seatings at 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $20/$25.
NORAD: 821 22nd St., Denver, 303-297-7884, www.noraddancebar.com. Pat Mahoney (of LCD Soundsystem), Tue., Dec. 31, $20.
Ogden Theatre: 935 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, 303-832-1874, www.ogdentheater.net. The Oh Hellos, With A Boy and His Kite and Covenhoven, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $29.95/$35.
Oriental Theater: 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver, 720-420-0030, www.theorientaltheater.com. Slim Cessna's Auto Club, With A. Tom Collins and Denver Broncos UK (12/30) and Munly & The Lupercalians and A. Tom Collins (12/31), Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $15-$35.
PACE Center: 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker, 303-805-6800, www.pacecenteronline.org. New Year's Eve, Motown Style, A New Year's celebration featuring cocktails, a silent auction, and music by The Motones and Tripping Griswolds., Tue., Dec. 31, $100.
The Paramount Theatre: 1621 Glenarm Place, Denver, 303-623-0106, www.paramountdenver.com. Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Tue., Dec. 31, 9:30 p.m., $51-$76.
Park House: 1515 Madison St., Denver, 303-321-0585, www.parkhousedenver.com. Trout Steak Revival, Tue., Dec. 31, $10/$40.
Quixote's True Blue: 314 E. 13th Ave., Denver, 303-366-6492, www.quixotes.com. New Orleans Suspects, Mon., Dec. 30; Tue., Dec. 31, $15/$20.
The Robusto Room: 9535 Park Meadows Drive, Littleton, 303-790-7363, www.therobustoroom.com. Happy Ending NYE Masquerade Ball, With DJ Soup. Bottle service starting at $120. Free champagne toast, Tue., Dec. 31, free.
Jello Biafra and Guantanamo School of Medicine bid 2013 farewell at the Summit.
The Savoy Event Center: 2700 Arapahoe St., Denver, 303-999-1028. NYE Midnight Music, Featuring music by Tony Exum Jr., SistaSoul, Chicago Jones, Shay Evans, Karla Ashton and DJ Bella Scratch, and spoken word/poetry by Lucifury, Suzi Q, Ox, Jovan Mays, Niyha the Dutchess of Wordplay. Includes hors d'oeuvres and midnight champagne toast, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $35.
The Soiled Dove Underground: 7401 E. 1st Ave., Denver, 303-366-0007, www.soileddove.com. Nina Storey, With special guests. Ticket price includes party favors and complimentary champagne toast at midnight, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $30-$40.
Suite Two Hundred: 1427 Larimer St. Ste. 200, Denver, 720-560-4433, www.lotusclubs.com. Passport New Year's Eve: Memoirs of a Geisha, Suite Two Hundred will be transformed into a scene straight out of Kyoto, Japan with traditional Japanese decor, live entertainment, a champagne toast and many more surprises., Tue., Dec. 31, $30-$1,400.
Summit Music Hall: 1902 Blake St., Denver, 303-443-2227, www.thesummitmusichall.com. Snow Daze, pre-New Year's Eve Party for high school students only, Sun., Dec. 29, 7 p.m., $11-$21. Jello Biafra & the Guantanamo School of Medicine, With T.S.O.L. and Joy Subtraction, Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $25/$30.
Tavern Downtown: 1949 Market St., Denver, 303-299-0100, www.tavernhg.com/downtown. NYE Resolution 2014: Two clubs, two DJs (DJ Denco and DJ Kiss), one cover. Cover includes one beer, Fireball shot, champagne toast and party favors. Midnight countdown with a 20' Olive Drop and Grand Fireworks Display shot from Tavern Downtown's rooftop. Hourly drawings with a Grand Prize trip for 2 to Vegas. Photo booth, balloon drop, confetti cannons, resolution contests. Tue., Dec. 31, 7pm. Buy $25 tickets in advance and save @ www.tavernhg.com/downtown.
The 1Up - Colfax: 717 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, 303-779-6444, www.the-1up.com. Super Best New Year's Ever, With Mux Mool, Mikey Thunder, Krooked Drivers, Artifakts, The BeatServer, Deluxe and a special surprise headliner, Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $20/$25.
Toad Tavern: 5302 S. Federal Circle, Littleton, 303-795-6877, www.toadtavern.com. Stu Miller Band, With Ryan Chrys & The Roughcuts and Sad Star Cafe (acoustic). Includes champagne toast at midnight and party favors, Tue., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., $6/$8.
Ultra Sheer Nightclub: 10633 Westminster Blvd. Ste. 600, Westminster, 303-464-1171, www.ultrasheernightclub.com. Red Carpet NYE Party, Get your picture taken by the 'paparazzi' at the Ultra Sheer Step & Repeat and party like a celebrity all night long with the venue's VIP Bottle Service Packages, which run from $200 to $1,500, Tue., Dec. 31, $200-$1,500 packages.
ViewHouse Eatery Bar & Rooftop: 2015 Market St., Denver, 720-878-2015. New Year's Eve Multi-Midnight Celebration, Over 12,000 feet transformed into a mecca of multiple cities around the world. Confetti cannons, photobooth, Redbull MTX Truck 8-10 p.m., midnight toast, balloon drops, 2 dance floors, View of fireworks from Denver's best rooftop. Brand toast every hour in each room with final midnight toast in all rooms: 9 p.m.- Munich, Germany, 10 p.m. - London, England, 11 p.m. - Cabo, Mexico, 12 a.m.- Denver, CO, Tue., Dec. 31, 6 p.m., $20-$50.
Vinyl: 1082 Broadway, Denver, 303-860-8469, www.coclubs.com. Models and Bottles, With DJ Lindsay Luv, Crissy Henderson, Erica Jackson, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $25-$75.
Voodoo Comedy Playhouse: 1260 22nd St., Denver, 303-578-0079, www.voodoocomedy.com. Black & Gold New Year's Celebration, Burlesque, live music, comedy, Karaoke w/ King K.J., Champagne toast at midnight, Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $20/$25.
The Walnut Room: 3131 Walnut St., Denver, 303-292-1700, www.thewalnutroom.com. La Rue Vital, Featuring the original members of Meniskus. With seven7hwave, VJ DizyPixl, DJ Hepster Pat, Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., free.
Warwick Denver Hotel: 1776 Grant St., Denver, 303-861-2000, www.warwickdenver.com. New Year's Eve at the Warwick, Live entertainment, casino games, a champagne toast, food and accommodations., Tue., Dec. 31.
Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum: 7711 E. Academy Blvd. Hangar #1, Denver, 303-360-5360, www.wingsmuseum.org. Hangar 6 New Year's Celebration, Celebration inside a giant airplane hangar with open bar and music by the Soft White Sixties, Paa Kow's By All Means Band, Mile High Soul Club. Proceeds go to SOUL Uganda, Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $90/VIP $150, www.goodpeoplegoodfun.com.
Zephyr Lounge: 11940 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora, 303-364-8981, www.zephyrloungecolorado.com. DJ Mighty Mouse, Tue., Dec. 31, free.
Ziggie's: 4923 W. 38th Ave., Denver, 303-455-9930, www.ziggieslivemusic.com. New Year's Eve Celebration, With Bad Brad & The Fat Cats. Food, fun, champagne, drink specials, party favors, and more, Tue., Dec. 31, $15/$20.